Innovate – Instructional Blogging: Promoting Interactivity, Student-Centered Learning, and Peer Input
A useful paper – the synopsis says:
Stuart Glogoff expounds on the educational applications of blogssimple Web pages that can have surprisingly complex classroom applications. Situating his commentary in the context of pedagogical theory, Glogoff outlines the ways in which blogs can enable receptive learning, directive learning, and guided discovery. Reflecting on successful practices in his own classroom, he also reveals how blogs can build community, promote interactivity, and increase student comprehension. This account of blogging technology as a learning tool provides models that instructors of both online and hybrid courses will find helpful.
You’ll need to register with the site to read the paper, but it’s free and seems pretty harmless.